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  Topic: Fracking
James

Replies: 374
Views: 501043
PostForum: Energy Efficiency and Construction/Major Projects   Posted: Sun Mar 05, 17 5:38 pm   Subject: Fracking
and I know that developers of all projects don't look at that. ("Microgeology")

Do you? Really?

Have you read any of the geological investigations that are underway on the chalk at the moment? ...
  Topic: Lincoln tart?
James

Replies: 17
Views: 44799
PostForum: Recipes, Preserving, Homebrewing   Posted: Sun Mar 05, 17 4:38 pm   Subject: Lincoln tart?
Still looking for Lincoln tart.
Just been searching t'interweb and this is the only hit that comes up.
Can I really be the only person in the whole world that's experienced Lincoln tart?
  Topic: Fracking
James

Replies: 374
Views: 501043
PostForum: Energy Efficiency and Construction/Major Projects   Posted: Fri May 29, 15 10:09 pm   Subject: Fracking
Mines are much, much closer to the surface.
In terms of ground water that is used for drinking, I've rarely come across a borehole in the UK deeper than 150m .The shale that's attracting all the att ...
  Topic: Fracking
James

Replies: 374
Views: 501043
PostForum: Energy Efficiency and Construction/Major Projects   Posted: Thu May 28, 15 8:58 pm   Subject: Fracking
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/finance/newsbysector/energy/11253301/Barclays-backed-business-applies-to-frack-near-Flamingo-Land-in-North-Yorkshire.html

3rd Energy have lodged a planning application to ...
  Topic: Recovering deleted files from an android phone
James

Replies: 5
Views: 3495
PostForum: IT Matters   Posted: Tue May 26, 15 10:24 pm   Subject: Recovering deleted files from an android phone
android deletes fully, not a soft delete. you can install an app that puts deleted items into a waste basket first. But if that's not installed , and it's not backed up to the cloud, then their gone. ...
  Topic: Rubbishy soil.
James

Replies: 14
Views: 5377
PostForum: Grow Your Own   Posted: Tue May 26, 15 9:38 pm   Subject: Rubbishy soil.
lead is surprisingly hard to take up by plants. So even if it is there, it wont move from the roots into the aerial parts of the plant

The risk to you is from root crops: soil particulates taken in ...
  Topic: Different fruit combinations for jam?
James

Replies: 14
Views: 9089
PostForum: Recipes, Preserving, Homebrewing   Posted: Thu Apr 30, 15 7:22 pm   Subject: Different fruit combinations for jam?
I nomally chuck everything in together based on the 50:50 (fruit: sugar) ratio. So that's any combination of blackcurrents, loganberries, blackberries gooseberries, apples, plums, pears. Frankly, when ...
  Topic: why is my rhubarb flowering?
James

Replies: 16
Views: 11018
PostForum: Grow Your Own   Posted: Sat Apr 18, 15 6:59 pm   Subject: why is my rhubarb flowering?
Sueshells & tavascarrow : I never even considered it may be from seed. I agree that if they're grown from a flowering plant, the chances are greater that they'll flower.
The plant was a wedding ...
  Topic: why is my rhubarb flowering?
James

Replies: 16
Views: 11018
PostForum: Grow Your Own   Posted: Thu Apr 16, 15 7:28 pm   Subject: why is my rhubarb flowering?
Its 3 yrs old in its current location, 3 yrs in a previous location. Since we got it 6 yrs ago, its flowered every year.

The soil is reasonably loose, friable loam. I top dress with garden compost ...
  Topic: why is my rhubarb flowering?
James

Replies: 16
Views: 11018
PostForum: Grow Your Own   Posted: Thu Apr 16, 15 6:34 pm   Subject: why is my rhubarb flowering?
Every year, my rhubarb puts out lots of flowering spikes which I fastidiously remove. This year so far, I've removed 7 spikes. I see other peoples crown with no spikes.
What gives?
  Topic: elderflower cordial
James

Replies: 19
Views: 9877
PostForum: Recipes, Preserving, Homebrewing   Posted: Tue Apr 14, 15 5:20 pm   Subject: elderflower cordial
without citric acid it'd taste very unbalanced with all that sugar. The sugar/ acid balance (when diluted) replicates that found in fruit juice.
I add a dribble of metabisulphide solution to my syrup ...
  Topic: raspberry recomendations?
James

Replies: 15
Views: 6667
PostForum: Grow Your Own   Posted: Sat Apr 11, 15 6:03 pm   Subject: raspberry recomendations?
Don't know! I would have thought so, but I've read that with autumn (primocane) varieties, they can fruit in the first year.
Anyone know for sure?
  Topic: raspberry recomendations?
James

Replies: 15
Views: 6667
PostForum: Grow Your Own   Posted: Sat Apr 11, 15 1:51 pm   Subject: raspberry recomendations?
Thanks gz, just phoned them, very helpful. Put an order in for 10 'Joan J', a new autumn bliss hybrid. Pick 'em up tomorrow or Monday.
Will report back in autumn about how they've performed.
  Topic: tablets
James

Replies: 11
Views: 7345
PostForum: IT Matters   Posted: Fri Apr 10, 15 7:27 pm   Subject: tablets
Do you want one with windows on, or Linux?
BTW, android is Linux.
  Topic: Plant toxicity
James

Replies: 29
Views: 10147
PostForum: Grow Your Own   Posted: Fri Apr 10, 15 7:11 pm   Subject: Plant toxicity
most edible greens are rather good at extracting the local minerals...
Aside from seeweed and for potash, has this idea ever been used for this purpose?

yep for post industrial clean up in quite a ...
 
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